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Forbidden Art Comes to Ephrata Public Library!

August 21, 2017

550 South Reading Road • Ephrata, PA 17522 CONTACT: Penny Talbert, Executive Director 717-738-9291 ext. 100 Cell 610-823-2707 ptalbert@ephratapubliclibrary.org The Ephrata Public Library, located at 550 South Reading Road, Ephrata, will be featuring an exhibition, “Forbidden Art,” a collection of images of artwork created by concentration camp prisoners while imprisoned by the Nazis during World…

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CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System of Lancaster County Partner to Offer Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge

August 18, 2017

Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge: “Back to School, Back to Brushing” improves oral health habits of youth in Lancaster County CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and the Library System of Lancaster County are proud to announce a partnership to offer the Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge to children throughout Lancaster County, which begins September 11, 2017 and ends December…

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Four Lancaster County’s public libraries will hold Solar Eclipse programs

August 9, 2017

In preparation for the upcoming Solar Eclipse that’s happening on Monday, August 21, only several public libraries will be holding related programming.   The much-sought-after special viewing glasses will be available ONLY for those who are registered to attend the programs that will be held at the public libraries listed below. The public should be aware…

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Join in this year’s Summer Read!

July 24, 2017

  Join the Conversation! Read Daphne Miller’s Farmacology:  Total Health from the Ground Up For the fifth year in a row WITF’s Transforming Health teams up with Aligning Forces for Quality – South Central PA and the Central PA library systems to present the “Summer Read”. The goal is to engage readers across Central PA…

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The Dart Foundation donates $5,000 to the Library System in support of a new bookmobile!

July 11, 2017

  [Left to right]: Diane Tannehill (LSLC Board President); Bonnie Young (LSLC Executive Director); Jason Zimmerman (Dart Foundation); Ofelia Munoz-Castro (dart Foundation); Ed Miller (LSLC Special Services Manager) and Meredith Hendrix (Outreach Librarian). The Library System is pleased to announce that The Dart Foundation has donated $5,000 to help with the cost of a new…

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Help support the Public Libraries of Lancaster County!

July 11, 2017

Your purchase of an Adult Ticket to a Barnstormers Game will benefit The Public Libraries of Lancaster County! The Barnstormers will donate a portion of any Adult ticket purchased by an adult who wishes to attend ANY HOME Barnstormers Game with their child who has earned a Reading Reward Voucher!  $4.00 from each Adult ticket…

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Public Libraries help students prevent Summer Slide!

July 3, 2017

Summer is here! For many elementary and secondary students across the state, it signifies ball games, pools, family vacations, and that longed-for break from school work. But, did you know that a complete separation from activities such as reading and writing could have negative effects on a child’s education? Summer setback, also known as “summer…

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Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy! Champion, funds additions to Public Libraries’ E-Book collection!

June 29, 2017

Public Library E-Book fans have something to celebrate thanks to Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy! Champion! This year Rutter contributed $5300 to the Library System for the purchase of e-Books that are available on the OverDrive online platform to public library card holders. The former Lancaster County native has been contributing funds for the past eight…

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Public Libraries and the Bookmobile add new books for hobbyists, tinkerers and anyone interested in “Do-It-Yourself” projects over the summer!

June 21, 2017

The Library System is pleased to announce an addition of over 900 new books on the subjects of ‘do-it-yourself’ projects, crafts, STEM activities for anyone interested in applying their ‘maker’ skills to create projects. These new books are available for check out at all public libraries and the Bookmobile as part of the Library Maker…

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Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation SRP 2017 Programs @ Member Libraries

June 7, 2017

The Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer programming at public libraries that relates to this year’s Summer Reading Program theme: Building A Better World.   See listings below for program descriptions. Building A Better World Program Schedules Alternative Energy: Catch the Wind As long as the sun shines, there’ll be winds on…

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